Tissot leverages their NBA sponsorship into a championship chronograph

December 8, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

In case you were not aware of it, Tissot was the official watch of the NBA this past year (and for the foreseeable future).  This took the form of new shot clocks, and a handful of team-specific watches.  Now, in conjunction with the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the championship, they’ve got a new watch available for…

Building a look with the help of Grand Frank

November 28, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

As you’re no doubt aware, we here at WWR have started to broaden our focus.  Yes, watches will be our primary mission (that is not changing), but we are expanding into taking a look at interesting items that would fall into the category of “Men’s Style”.  Then again, a watch could simply be viewed as…

Hands on with Spinnaker Del Sol – the sun shines both day and night

October 3, 2016 . by Victor Marks

We do go on about the merits of a nice automatic mechanical wristwatch, and we talk about everyday carry – the idea that preparedness is the ultimate ideal. What do you wear if you’re focused on preparedness?

Interview with a Watch Maker: Reuven Lakein of Rebeltime Watches

July 23, 2016 . by Victor Marks

Reuven and Shneur Lakein of Brooklyn’s Rebeltime launched their Kickstarter earlier this month, and have blown past their initial funding goal. They’re brothers, and business partners. WWR interviewed them to get the story behind the four chronographs they’re making.  The watches start at $149 USD, are 10atm water-resistant, fully stainless steel, equipped with a Miyota os20…

Hands-on with the Manchester Watch Works Morgan Chronograph

June 17, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

As you saw the other week, a crowd-funded project caught John’s eye. He wrote up the Manchester Watch Works Morgan, while (unbeknownst to him) a prototype of one of those very watches was winging its way my direction. I have spent a little bit of time with the watch, and now it’s time to give you my impressions of the watch.

Oris Williams is a handsome new carbon fiber chrono

May 25, 2016 . by John Biggs

Hello, fancy Oris Williams Chronograph, how are you today? For some odd reason I’m a sucker for car-themed chronographs and this new chrono, based on Oris limited editions, is no different. It’s a beautiful carbon-fiber faced model with monster pushers and great readability and won’t break the bank. [APPIP:Error]Error: Invalid Request (file_get_contents) — Please check…

Earnshaw Longcase 43: Quartz Chronograph with Date

December 30, 2015 . by Ken Nichols

The brand gets its name from the British horologist, Thomas Earnshaw, who made improvements to chronometers in the late 1700s. This is a polished, stainless steel chronograph powered by a Swiss quartz movement.